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Hi, Yes... there will be a termination clause contained within the agreement between the owner and the agent, whereby the owner can provide the agent with written notice of the required number of days to terminate the agreement.
The place to start is to read through the agency appointment agreement in detail.
Please let me know if you would like me to review the same, and I can send an offer of additional service.
Depending on the number of days notice required, there might also be legislation that states that a certain number of days notice is the maximum that can be specified in such an agreement. We would look to this if the number of days notice to terminate, seems excessive.
I see that they way you have worded your query... my answer is actually No.. the standard agreements cannot prevent the agent being terminated... so that another agent can be appointed, or a private tenant can be found.
He can also discuss the matter with other agents in the area, and obtain second opinions regarding rental appraisal, and the timeframe to obtain a tenant in the current market, as well as conduct his own research online.